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LXX Concordance for ὡσεὶ

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ὡσεὶ — 171x G5616 ὡσεί
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Occurrences: 113 times in 96 verses
Speech: Adverb
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:28 - And he looked down toward Sodom and Gomorrah and toward all the land of the valley, and he looked and, behold, the smoke of the land went up like the smoke of a furnace.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 21:16 - Then she went and sat down opposite him a good way off, about the distance of a bowshot, for she said, “Let me not look on the death of the child.” And as she sat opposite him, she lifted up her voice and wept.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 24:55 - Her brother and her mother said, “Let the young woman remain with us a while, at least ten days; after that she may go.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 25:25 - The first came out red, all his body like a hairy cloak, so they called his name Esau.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:31 - But they said, “Should he treat our sister like a prostitute?”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:49 - And Joseph stored up grain in great abundance, like the sand of the sea, until he ceased to measure it, for it could not be measured.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:16 - “Dan shall judge his people
as one of the tribes of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:6 - Again, the LORD said to him, “Put your hand inside your cloak.”[fn] And he put his hand inside his cloak, and when he took it out, behold, his hand was leprous[fn] like snow.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:5 - The floods covered them;
they went down into the depths like a stone.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:8 - At the blast of your nostrils the waters piled up;
the floods stood up in a heap;
the deeps congealed in the heart of the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:10 - You blew with your wind; the sea covered them;
they sank like lead in the mighty waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:14 - And when the dew had gone up, there was on the face of the wilderness a fine, flake-like thing, fine as frost on the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 19:4 - You yourselves have seen what I did to the Egyptians, and how I bore you on eagles' wings and brought you to myself.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:10 - and they saw the God of Israel. There was under his feet as it were a pavement of sapphire stone, like the very heaven for clearness.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 24:17 - Now the appearance of the glory of the LORD was like a devouring fire on the top of the mountain in the sight of the people of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 28:33 - On its hem you shall make pomegranates of blue and purple and scarlet yarns, around its hem, with bells of gold between them,
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 32:13 - Remember Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, your servants, to whom you swore by your own self, and said to them, ‘I will multiply your offspring as the stars of heaven, and all this land that I have promised I will give to your offspring, and they shall inherit it forever.'”
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:19 - and I will break the pride of your power, and I will make your heavens like iron and your earth like bronze.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:37 - They shall stumble over one another, as if to escape a sword, though none pursues. And you shall have no power to stand before your enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:7 - Now the manna was like coriander seed, and its appearance like that of bdellium.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:8 - The people went about and gathered it and ground it in handmills or beat it in mortars and boiled it in pots and made cakes of it. And the taste of it was like the taste of cakes baked with oil.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:12 - Did I conceive all this people? Did I give them birth, that you should say to me, ‘Carry them in your bosom, as a nurse carries a nursing child,' to the land that you swore to give their fathers?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:31 - Then a wind from the LORD sprang up, and it brought quail from the sea and let them fall beside the camp, about a day's journey on this side and a day's journey on the other side, around the camp, and about two cubits[fn] above the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:10 - When the cloud removed from over the tent, behold, Miriam was leprous,[fn] like snow. And Aaron turned toward Miriam, and behold, she was leprous.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 12:12 - Let her not be as one dead, whose flesh is half eaten away when he comes out of his mother's womb.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 13:33 - And there we saw the Nephilim (the sons of Anak, who come from the Nephilim), and we seemed to ourselves like grasshoppers, and so we seemed to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 14:15 - Now if you kill this people as one man, then the nations who have heard your fame will say,
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 24:6 - Like palm groves[fn] that stretch afar,
like gardens beside a river,
like aloes that the LORD has planted,
like cedar trees beside the waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 27:17 - who shall go out before them and come in before them, who shall lead them out and bring them in, that the congregation of the LORD may not be as sheep that have no shepherd.”
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 1:10 - The LORD your God has multiplied you, and behold, you are today as numerous as the stars of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 9:21 - Then I took the sinful thing, the calf that you had made, and burned it with fire and crushed it, grinding it very small, until it was as fine as dust. And I threw the dust of it into the brook that ran down from the mountain.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:22 - Your fathers went down to Egypt seventy persons, and now the LORD your God has made you as numerous as the stars of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:10 - For the land that you are entering to take possession of it is not like the land of Egypt, from which you have come, where you sowed your seed and irrigated it,[fn] like a garden of vegetables.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:29 - and you shall grope at noonday, as the blind grope in darkness, and you shall not prosper in your ways.[fn] And you shall be only oppressed and robbed continually, and there shall be no one to help you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:49 - The LORD will bring a nation against you from far away, from the end of the earth, swooping down like the eagle, a nation whose language you do not understand,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:62 - Whereas you were as numerous as the stars of heaven, you shall be left few in number, because you did not obey the voice of the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 29:28 - and the LORD uprooted them from their land in anger and fury and great wrath, and cast them into another land, as they are this day.'
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 32:2 - May my teaching drop as the rain,
my speech distill as the dew,
like gentle rain upon the tender grass,
and like showers upon the herb.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 3:15 - and as soon as those bearing the ark had come as far as the Jordan, and the feet of the priests bearing the ark were dipped in the brink of the water (now the Jordan overflows all its banks throughout the time of harvest),
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 7:4 - So about three thousand men went up there from the people. And they fled before the men of Ai,
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:2 - he[fn] feared greatly, because Gibeon was a great city, like one of the royal cities, and because it was greater than Ai, and all its men were warriors.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 14:11 - I am still as strong today as I was in the day that Moses sent me; my strength now is as my strength was then, for war and for going and coming.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 3:29 - And they killed at that time about 10,000 of the Moabites, all strong, able-bodied men; not a man escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 6:16 - And the LORD said to him, “But I will be with you, and you shall strike the Midianites as one man.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:10 - Now Zebah and Zalmunna were in Karkor with their army, about 15,000 men, all who were left of all the army of the people of the East, for there had fallen 120,000 men who drew the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:18 - Then he said to Zebah and Zalmunna, “Where are the men whom you killed at Tabor?” They answered, “As you are, so were they. Every one of them resembled the son of a king.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:49 - So every one of the people cut down his bundle and following Abimelech put it against the stronghold, and they set the stronghold on fire over them, so that all the people of the Tower of Shechem also died, about 1,000 men and women.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 14:6 - Then the Spirit of the LORD rushed upon him, and although he had nothing in his hand, he tore the lion in pieces as one tears a young goat. But he did not tell his father or his mother what he had done.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:14 - When he came to Lehi, the Philistines came shouting to meet him. Then the Spirit of the LORD rushed upon him, and the ropes that were on his arms became as flax that has caught fire, and his bonds melted off his hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:27 - Now the house was full of men and women. All the lords of the Philistines were there, and on the roof there were about 3,000 men and women, who looked on while Samson entertained.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:31 - And the people of Benjamin went out against the people and were drawn away from the city. And as at other times they began to strike and kill some of the people in the highways, one of which goes up to Bethel and the other to Gibeah, and in the open country, about thirty men of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 20:39 - the men of Israel should turn in battle. Now Benjamin had begun to strike and kill about thirty men of Israel. They said, “Surely they are defeated before us, as in the first battle.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:7 - The shaft of his spear was like a weaver's beam, and his spear's head weighed six hundred shekels of iron. And his shield-bearer went before him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 25:38 - And about ten days later the LORD struck Nabal, and he died.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 2:18 - And the three sons of Zeruiah were there, Joab, Abishai, and Asahel. Now Asahel was as swift of foot as a wild gazelle.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 28:5 - As for the earth, out of it comes bread,
but underneath it is turned up as by fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 29:25 - I chose their way and sat as chief,
and I lived like a king among his troops,
like one who comforts mourners.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:12 - He is like a lion eager to tear,
as a young lion lurking in ambush.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:14 - I am poured out like water,
and all my bones are out of joint;
my heart is like wax;
it is melted within my breast;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:12 - I have been forgotten like one who is dead;
I have become like a broken vessel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:5 - Let them be like chaff before the wind,
with the angel of the LORD driving them away!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 36:6 - Your righteousness is like the mountains of God;
your judgments are like the great deep;
man and beast you save, O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:2 - For they will soon fade like the grass
and wither like the green herb.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:20 - But the wicked will perish;
the enemies of the LORD are like the glory of the pastures;
they vanish—like smoke they vanish away.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:4 - For my iniquities have gone over my head;
like a heavy burden, they are too heavy for me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:13 - But I am like a deaf man; I do not hear,
like a mute man who does not open his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:14 - I have become like a man who does not hear,
and in whose mouth are no rebukes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:20 - Those who render me evil for good
accuse me because I follow after good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 39:5 - Behold, you have made my days a few handbreadths,
and my lifetime is as nothing before you.
Surely all mankind stands as a mere breath! Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 140:3 - They make their tongue sharp as a serpent's,
and under their lips is the venom of asps. Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 141:7 - As when one plows and breaks up the earth,
so shall our bones be scattered at the mouth of Sheol.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:4 - Man is like a breath;
his days are like a passing shadow.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:16 - He gives snow like wool;
he scatters frost like ashes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:17 - He hurls down his crystals of ice like crumbs;
who can stand before his cold?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:14 - She is like the ships of the merchant;
she brings her food from afar.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:17 - The light of Israel will become a fire,
and his Holy One a flame,
and it will burn and devour
his thorns and briers in one day.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 16:11 - Therefore my inner parts moan like a lyre for Moab,
and my inmost self for Kir-hareseth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 18:3 - All you inhabitants of the world,
you who dwell on the earth,
when a signal is raised on the mountains, look!
When a trumpet is blown, hear!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:29 - You shall have a song as in the night when a holy feast is kept, and gladness of heart, as when one sets out to the sound of the flute to go to the mountain of the LORD, to the Rock of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:4 - They shall spring up among the grass
like willows by flowing streams.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:2 - Lift up your eyes to the bare heights, and see!
Where have you not been ravished?
By the waysides you have sat awaiting lovers
like an Arab in the wilderness.
You have polluted the land
with your vile whoredom.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:8 - O you hope of Israel,
its savior in time of trouble,
why should you be like a stranger in the land,
like a traveler who turns aside to tarry for a night?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 46:8 - Egypt rises like the Nile,
like rivers whose waters surge.
He said, ‘I will rise, I will cover the earth,
I will destroy cities and their inhabitants.'
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 50:37 - A sword against her horses and against her chariots,
and against all the foreign troops in her midst,
that they may become women!
A sword against all her treasures,
that they may be plundered!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:14 - The LORD of hosts has sworn by himself:
Surely I will fill you with men, as many as locusts,
and they shall raise the shout of victory over you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:30 - The warriors of Babylon have ceased fighting;
they remain in their strongholds;
their strength has failed;
they have become women;
her dwellings are on fire;
her bars are broken.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:35 - Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold, all together were broken in pieces, and became like the chaff of the summer threshing floors; and the wind carried them away, so that not a trace of them could be found. But the stone that struck the image became a great mountain and filled the whole earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 4:19 - Then Daniel, whose name was Belteshazzar, was dismayed for a while, and his thoughts alarmed him. The king answered and said, “Belteshazzar, let not the dream or the interpretation alarm you.” Belteshazzar answered and said, “My lord, may the dream be for those who hate you and its interpretation for your enemies!
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:4 - The first was like a lion and had eagles' wings. Then as I looked its wings were plucked off, and it was lifted up from the ground and made to stand on two feet like a man, and the mind of a man was given to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:6 - After this I looked, and behold, another, like a leopard, with four wings of a bird on its back. And the beast had four heads, and dominion was given to it.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:8 - I considered the horns, and behold, there came up among them another horn, a little one, before which three of the first horns were plucked up by the roots. And behold, in this horn were eyes like the eyes of a man, and a mouth speaking great things.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 7:9 - “As I looked,
thrones were placed,
and the Ancient of Days took his seat;
his clothing was white as snow,
and the hair of his head like pure wool;
his throne was fiery flames;
its wheels were burning fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 9:21 - while I was speaking in prayer, the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at the first, came to me in swift flight at the time of the evening sacrifice.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:6 - His body was like beryl, his face like the appearance of lightning, his eyes like flaming torches, his arms and legs like the gleam of burnished bronze, and the sound of his words like the sound of a multitude.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:3 - So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh was an exceedingly great city,[fn] three days' journey in breadth.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 3:4 - Jonah began to go into the city, going a day's journey. And he called out, “Yet forty days, and Nineveh shall be overthrown!”
Occurrences: 35 times in 30 verses
Speech: Particle, Disjunctive Particle
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 9:22 - Then Samuel took Saul and his young man and brought them into the hall and gave them a place at the head of those who had been invited, who were about thirty persons.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 17:43 - And the Philistine said to David, “Am I a dog, that you come to me with sticks?” And the Philistine cursed David by his gods.
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:7 - And Jonathan called David, and Jonathan reported to him all these things. And Jonathan brought David to Saul, and he was in his presence as before.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 20:27 - And the people of Israel were mustered and were provisioned and went against them. The people of Israel encamped before them like two little flocks of goats, but the Syrians filled the country.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 3:22 - And when they rose early in the morning and the sun shone on the water, the Moabites saw the water opposite them as red as blood.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 5:27 - Therefore the leprosy of Naaman shall cling to you and to your descendants forever.” So he went out from his presence a leper, like snow.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:5 - like one set loose among the dead,
like the slain that lie in the grave,
like those whom you remember no more,
for they are cut off from your hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:5 - You sweep them away as with a flood; they are like a dream,
like grass that is renewed in the morning:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 92:12 - The righteous flourish like the palm tree
and grow like a cedar in Lebanon.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:5 - The mountains melt like wax before the LORD,
before the Lord of all the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:3 - For my days pass away like smoke,
and my bones burn like a furnace.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:4 - My heart is struck down like grass and has withered;
I forget to eat my bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:6 - I am like a desert owl of the wilderness,
like an owl[fn] of the waste places;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:7 - I lie awake;
I am like a lonely sparrow on the housetop.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:9 - For I eat ashes like bread
and mingle tears with my drink,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:11 - My days are like an evening shadow;
I wither away like grass.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 102:26 - They will perish, but you will remain;
they will all wear out like a garment.
You will change them like a robe, and they will pass away,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:15 - As for man, his days are like grass;
he flourishes like a flower of the field;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:2 - covering yourself with light as with a garment,
stretching out the heavens like a tent.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:18 - He clothed himself with cursing as his coat;
may it soak[fn] into his body like water,
like oil into his bones!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:19 - May it be like a garment that he wraps around him,
like a belt that he puts on every day!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:23 - I am gone like a shadow at evening;
I am shaken off like a locust.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:29 - May my accusers be clothed with dishonor;
may they be wrapped in their own shame as in a cloak!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 114:4 - The mountains skipped like rams,
the hills like lambs.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 114:6 - O mountains, that you skip like rams?
O hills, like lambs?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 118:12 - They surrounded me like bees;
they went out like a fire among thorns;
in the name of the LORD I cut them off!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:4 - Like arrows in the hand of a warrior
are the children[fn] of one's youth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:18 - Oh that you had paid attention to my commandments!
Then your peace would have been like a river,
and your righteousness like the waves of the sea;
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:2 - He made my mouth like a sharp sword;
in the shadow of his hand he hid me;
he made me a polished arrow;
in his quiver he hid me away.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:12 - “I, I am he who comforts you;
who are you that you are afraid of man who dies,
of the son of man who is made like grass,
Occurrences: 22 times in 20 verses
Speech: Conjunction
Unchecked Copy BoxNeh 9:11 - And you divided the sea before them, so that they went through the midst of the sea on dry land, and you cast their pursuers into the depths, as a stone into mighty waters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:2 - Your tongue plots destruction,
like a sharp razor, you worker of deceit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 52:8 - But I am like a green olive tree
in the house of God.
I trust in the steadfast love of God
forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:6 - And I say, “Oh, that I had wings like a dove!
I would fly away and be at rest;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:4 - They have venom like the venom of a serpent,
like the deaf adder that stops its ear,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:8 - Let them be like the snail that dissolves into slime,
like the stillborn child who never sees the sun.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 58:9 - Sooner than your pots can feel the heat of thorns,
whether green or ablaze, may he sweep them away![fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:5 - My soul will be satisfied as with fat and rich food,
and my mouth will praise you with joyful lips,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:7 - I have been as a portent to many,
but you are my strong refuge.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:6 - May he be like rain that falls on the mown grass,
like showers that water the earth!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:16 - May there be abundance of grain in the land;
on the tops of the mountains may it wave;
may its fruit be like Lebanon;
and may people blossom in the cities
like the grass of the field!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 73:20 - Like a dream when one awakes,
O Lord, when you rouse yourself, you despise them as phantoms.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:13 - He divided the sea and let them pass through it,
and made the waters stand like a heap.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:27 - he rained meat on them like dust,
winged birds like the sand of the seas;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 80:1 - To the choirmaster: according to Lilies. A Testimony. Of Asaph, a Psalm.
Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel,
you who lead Joseph like a flock.
You who are enthroned upon the cherubim, shine forth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:10 - who were destroyed at En-dor,
who became dung for the ground.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 83:14 - As fire consumes the forest,
as the flame sets the mountains ablaze,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 1:22 - Over the heads of the living creatures there was the likeness of an expanse, shining like awe-inspiring crystal, spread out above their heads.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:2 - In visions of God he brought me to the land of Israel, and set me down on a very high mountain, on which was a structure like a city to the south.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 40:3 - When he brought me there, behold, there was a man whose appearance was like bronze, with a linen cord and a measuring reed in his hand. And he was standing in the gateway.
Occurrences: 1 time in 1 verse
Speech: Preposition
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:10 - “Who is this who looks down like the dawn,
beautiful as the moon, bright as the sun,
awesome as an army with banners?”
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